SLEEP APNOEA & SNORING

Things to Know About Oral Appliances

  • They are one of the ways to treat sleep apnoea.
  • They work well, but not as well as CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure).
  • They are used for people with mild to moderate sleep apnoea or those who can’t use CPAP.
  • You put them in your mouth before you sleep, like a mouthguard.
  • They change the position of your jaw to give you a wider airway.
  • You can also use them to stop snoring.
  • You must have a dentist fit one specifically for you as over-the-counter devices don’t work consistently enough.
  • You need to take care of them and keep them clean.
SLEEP APNOEA and SNORING